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FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for...

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New CBRS wireless can bring private 5G to enterprises

Citizens Broadband Radio Service could be a boon for enterprise mobile edge computing and help supplement wireless coverage where Wi-Fi falls short.

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MWC cancellation: What does it mean for the future of tech trade shows?

One of the largest tech trade shows, Mobile World Congress, canceled its convention just a few weeks before it was scheduled to begin. GSMA, the organization that puts on MWC, decided to cancel after a number of high profile vendors...

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Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit per second speeds and sub-10-millisecond latency. It's a pity that you really won't see anything like that in the real world. Here's the real 5G story.

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5G holds promise for enterprises, but what’s real?

As businesses look to the near future when 5G services will be widely available, they need to know about what it can do, how and what’s needed to get ready for it.

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The problem with mobile and app voting

It's the day after the 2020 Iowa caucuses, and the Iowa Democratic Party has yet to announce the winner. The app that precinct leaders were supposed to use to report final tallies recorded inconsistent results. Party leaders blamed a...

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Android in 2020: Trends and predictions

Foldables, 5G, new Android phone options – watch as Computerworld blogger (and Android expert) JR Raphael joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp to discuss what we can expect for Android phones in 2020.

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Congress fights for additional Wi-Fi spectrum

Wi-Fi could benefit from additional wireless spectrum currently set aside for connected cars, but the FCC initiative to grab it faces hurdles from a Congressional committee and the Department of Transportation.

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DIY communications networks to trend in 2020, says major telco

An across-the-board shift to privatizing communications networks is underway.

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What we can expect from Apple in 2020

2019 was a big year for Apple, with the arrival of the Apple Card, the iPhone 11, the new Mac Pro and and a new MacBook Pro. What can we expect from the company in 2020? Macworld’s Michael Simon and Computerworld’s Ken Mingis offer...

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Wi-Fi 6 is slowly gathering steam

There’s a lot to look forward to about 802.11ax, aka Wi-Fi 6, just don’t expect it to be a top-to-bottom revolution in 2020.

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5G is poised to transform manufacturing

5G wireless holds much promise for manufacturing facilities, largely for its speed and low latency, so a few early adopters are buying into the technology, but its pervasive use in factories is still years off.

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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Top tech stories of 2019

The new Apple Card, the battle for cryptocurrency dominance, cybersecurity skills shortage – just a few of the stories that made headlines in 2019. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp discuss the top tech...

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Will 5G accelerate edge computing as a service?

The key to making edge computing as a service practical is the capability for network operators to deploy a fast, low-latency connection – that is, they need 5G.

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Private 5G keeps Whirlpool driverless vehicles rolling

When interference disrupted the Wi-Fi guidance for driverless vehicles in one of its factories, bringing the vehicles to a halt and backing up production, Whirlpool turned to on-premises 5G through a partnership with AT&T.

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Verizon, Amazon team to offer 5G edge cloud computing via AWS Wavelength

It’s the edge without the need for edge hardware, according to Verizon and Amazon, but limited 5G coverage will stall availability.

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What's on our 2019 holiday wish list | TECH(talk)

Computerworld's Ken Mingis is joined by PCWorld's Michael Simon to discuss what they're wishing for this holiday season. From existing smart home gadgets and the Mac Pro to the yet-to-be-announced 5G iPhone, Ken and Michael hash out...

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